Assistant Director Well-Being

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York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.

In advancing the Division of Students' vision as 'Partners in Student Success', and reporting to the Director of Well-being, the Assistant Director of Well-being is responsible for the development, implementation, outcome and continued advancement of a well-being strategy for the Division of Students, as well as ensuring these initiatives align and support similar policy, procedures and projects of campus partners. The position is responsible for working with the Director of Well-being on the coordination and alignment of services such as counselling and health education and promotion to advance York's commitment to creating a mentally healthy campus. The Assistant Director of Well-being holds primary responsibility for co-leading well-being initiatives with staff and faculty partners as a key representative for the Division of Students. The Assistant Director uses university, divisional, and departmental strategic priorities, institutional data, industry standards, research, and survey results to guide and inform their work. The incumbent will work to create strategic planning, policy and procedures that take a holistic approach to well-being on campus and to oversee the development and implementation of programs that assist students in managing their well-being to be successful in post-secondary education.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:

Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g. Psychology, Social Work, Public Health) and/or a relevant registered health professional designation is required such as registration with the College of Psychologists, College of Nurses, College of Registered Psychotherapists or College of Social Work. 5-7 years of leadership experience, strategy development, implementation, and evaluation, with a focus on well-being and health and wellness programming including project management. Experience with or understanding of the following is an asset: issues related to the emerging adult population, mental health theories and interventions, critical incident risk stress management (CISM), and community risk assessment.

For full position details, including skills and knowledge requirements, and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit the External Career Portal ( and refer to posting 102080.

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